Mind, Body, Soul

Alateen
A site with resources for those who think that they (or someone they know) may have a problem with alcohol. This site has information to help assess the situation and decide on the next step to take.
Prepared By: Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters
Date Reviewed by VPL: 2017-01-02

Bereaved Families Online Support Center
If you have lost someone close to you this site can provide you with the resources to cope.
Prepared By: Bereaved Families of Ontario
Date Reviewed by VPL: 2017-01-02

Empowerment Through Achievement
ETA's mission is to end violence against women. Emergency shelter and safe haven for those escaping abuse.
Prepared By: ETA
Date Reviewed by VPL: 2017-01-02

Go Ask Alice
This site lets users search for information by submitting a question on teen health and well-being issues, from fitness & nutrition to sexual health. Questions are answered by Columbia University’s Health Promotion Program.
Prepared By: Columbia University's Health Promotion Program -
Date Reviewed by VPL: 2017-01-02

Justice for Children and Youth
This website/ Wiki provides information about the legal rights of children and youth in Ontario.
Prepared By: jfcy.org
Date Reviewed by VPL: 2017-01-02

Kids Help Phone
Connects children, youth and parents to online help. Includes an interactive online discussion forum.
Prepared By: Kids Help Phone
Date Reviewed by VPL: 2017-01-02

Mood Disorders Association
Telephone Support and Information on free support groups, for people who are living with depression, anxiety or bipolar disorder.
Prepared By: Mood Disorders Association of Canada
Date Reviewed by VPL: 2017-01-02

National Eating Disorder Information Centre
Information on eating disorders, and where to find help if you need it. There are also links to articles and other relevant websites that deal with eating disorders and body image.
Prepared By: National Eating Disorder Information Centre
Date Reviewed by VPL: 2017-01-02

NeedHelpNow
If you (or a friend, peer or sibling) have been involved in a self/peer exploitation incident (otherwise known as “sexting”), we are here to help. This site provides you with guidance on steps you can take to get through this.
Prepared By: Canadian Centre for Child Protection
Date Reviewed by VPL: 2017-01-02

Rainbow Youth York
The Rainbow Youth, York Region is a free support group that provides an opportunity for queer or questioning youth, 26 years-old and under to meet others and share their struggles, successes and stories.
Prepared By: Sexual Health Program of York Region Health Services
Date Reviewed by VPL: 2017-01-02

The Scarborough Hospital Sexual Assault Care Centre
This site contains important information for victims of sexual assault, including FAQs and information on what to do next.
Prepared By: The Scarborough Hospital Sexual Assault Care Centre
Date Reviewed by VPL: 2017-01-02

York Region Public Health Sexual Health Program
This web site lists resources available in York Region to help residents take care of their sexual health. It also includes information on safe needle exchanges and street outreach programs.
Prepared By: York Region
Date Reviewed by VPL: 2017-01-02